The Coordinator of Liberty Partnership Program is responsible for providing program services to students in grades 5-12 who are enrolled in the partner school districts including conducting outreach, administering program assessments, planning and implementation of lessons, executing retention strategies, and working closely with students and their families. Professional obligation includes working shifts between the hours of 7:30 am and 5:00 pm as well as some evening/weekend hours.
Typical Work Activities:
Work closely with Liberty staff to identify needs and services of the student population.
Plan, develop, and conduct workshops including but not limited to financial literacy, career and college exploration, interviewing skills, resume building, effective communication, setting and achieving goals.
Plan and develop fieldtrips and other educational activities according to grant guidelines. These activities will include social and life skills improvement, academic assistance, community service, employment preparation, college readiness, enrichment or cultural activities, mentoring, civic service, leadership, sports and wellness, social and emotional skill development.
Screen, assess, and act independently to provide student and family referrals to community-based organizations and collaborating agencies for assistance.
Administer program assessments including interest inventories, personal learning plans, and social/emotional tests to students.
Assist college-bound students and their families with the transition to college as well as monitor college retention.
Serve as an advocate for students to schools, teachers, counselors, etc. to help students succeed. Enhance collaborative relationships to maximize the student's and family's ability to access supportive services.
Work closely with partner school counselors to identify and case manage Liberty students.
Conduct home visits and maintain ongoing home contact.
Develop, prepare and conduct presentations to groups.
Other duties as assigned by the Program Director.
Must be able to work with a diverse and underserved population of students; must have knowledge of college and university admissions and enrollment procedures; must have knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies for at-risk youth and families; must have knowledge of principles related to youth development, program management, and case management for at-risk youth; ability to work well independently and as a team member; must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Access and Google Drive; must have organizational and interpersonal skills; must have good communication skills both written and verbal; must possess good listening skills and be able to understand and follow written and/or oral instructions; must have demonstrated attention to detail and ability to maintain confidentiality; Must be able to travel between multiple Niagara County school districts; must be able to physically perform the duties of the position.
Bachelor's Degree; two (2) years full-time or equivalent part-time paid, professional experience working in an educational setting or related field. Valid New York State driver's license.
Special Instructions Summary:
Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:
cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references
Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.
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Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students. The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county’s three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls. NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services. Our college nurtures and empowers its students in ways that recognize and value our common humanity ...as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.